Brenda Frese

No. 9. Maryland women's basketball routs George Washington, 69-30

No. 9. Maryland women's basketball routs George Washington, 69-30

In just its third game of the season, the No. 9 Maryland women’s basketball team showed tremendous poise on defense while holding overmatched George Washington to just 30 points.

Brianna Fraser scored 16 points, Taylor Mikesell added 13 and Kaila Charles had 12 as the Terps cruised to a 69-30 win over the Colonials on Wednesday night.

Maryland (3-0) last held an opponent to 30 on Dec. 20, 2015, in a 106-30 win over UMES.

“I thought their energy was sensational,” Terps coach Brenda Frese said. “It shows us where we can be from a defensive end.”

Kelsi Mahoney had 12 points for the Colonials (1-2), who shot just 17.5 percent from the field and scored their fewest...

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